The V&A has launched a new uniform – but twitter users reckon the swag would look better at a garden centre
A cheap date with Martin Parr, Damien Hirst CBE (or not), and a very meaty recipe for mince pies
An exhibition dedicated to Abba at the Southbank Centre recreates some gloomy rooms from the 1970s
Celebs at Art Basel Miami Beach, Ai Weiwei’s problem with German, and Peter Hitchens pans his portrait
After going AWOL for several days, Grayson Perry’s cat has been reunited with the artist. Hooray!
The artistic tastes of Britain’s spies, Prince Harry’s museum dance, Damien Hirst’s shopping habits and the rest of last week’s art-world tittle-tattle
Artist Mikes Poppe has been cut from a block of marble that he chained himself to 19 days ago
…And Rakewell hopes that Paris Hilton takes her rightful place in its display (erm, honest)
Jake Gyllenhaal turns art critic, the better side of Cristiano Ronaldo and the artistic love of Yannis Varoufakis
In Illinois, a nugget of fast-food heritage is set to be demolished
The art of the sausage roll, Terence Conran’s childhood, and Eric Cantona’s little pen and notebook
Advertising posters bearing nude sketches by Egon Schiele were deemed too racy for London’s commuters
Visitors to the Salisbury Museum will be privy to a new fundraising campaign from ‘World Toilet Day’
Big bucks for a Britney Spears painting, Van Gogh’s grasshopper, and absinthe at the National Gallery
Jon Snow’s jazzy neckwear has a display of its own at the Design Museum in London
Cindy Sherman spurns selfies and Tracey Emin takes aim at Theresa May
…And who ‘hacked’ the State Tretyakov Gallery’s Twitter account last week?
Minnesota merchandise, Barbara Kruger on the metro, and John Humphry’s porridge
Pop-up ‘museums of ice cream’ are a hit in California – but some locals are giving them the cold shoulder
For the second time this year, a doodle by Donald has fetched thousands of dollars at auction
A trashy installation in Aspen, Bath on Botox, and Prince’s dancing shoes at the V&A
An apparently innocuous painting is terrifying the good folk of the Midlands
The last major Tintin work by Hergé goes under the hammer this weekend. Can it beat Asterix’s astronomical prices?